Tag: Microsoft Azure

Microsoft’s Azure Blockchain Service Adds 9 New Digital Currencies

Microsoft Azure has announced the inclusion of several new digital currencies to its Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) developer environment: Jambucks, Bitswift, Storj, Vcash, Shadow, Blocknet, Blitz, Gamecredits and Okcash. Marley Gray, Director of BizDev & Strategy for Cloud and Enterprise at Microsoft, also announced the appointment of two new bloggers to Azure BaaS. Global business strategist Yorke Rhodes will be announcing new additions to Azure’s BaaS platform from now on. Jason Albert, …
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Credits Blockchain Initiative Is Compatible With Legacy Systems

Microsoft Azure is not the only company looking to bring blockchain-as-a-service solutions to consumers all over the world, as Credits has recently announced their own similar offering. But is there any significant difference between the two? Also read: XML Gold Exchange Is Excited About The Future of Bitcoin Credits Blockchain-Platform-as-a-Service Offering During the Money20/20 Conference yesterday, blockchain platform provider Credits announced their new service to the world. Similar to what …
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Microsoft Azure Announces First Certified Blockchain Offerings

Microsoft Azure announced today the first certified offerings for its Blockchain-as-a-Service cloud platform. In his blog post, Marley Gray, Director of Business Development and Strategy at Microsoft, said that three new platforms have been added: STRATO, AlphaPoint and IOTA. BlockApps STRATO allows developers to build proof-of-concepts and fully functional applications on the Ethereum blockchain. The STRATO platform acts as a sandbox, which allows users to experiment with launching private and …
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New Microsoft Fund Targets Blockchain and Internet Connectivity Developers

Bitcoin adoption will thrive once more people gain access to affordable Internet access. Most people assume everyone in the world has access to the Internet, but there are still billions of people waiting to be connected. Mobile Internet connectivity is not always a viable option either, but that situation might be about to change, thanks to Microsoft’s new initiative. Also read: Can Bitcoin Save Dwindling Black Friday Sales? Microsoft Targets …
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